NATO ENERGY SECURITY Center of Excellence

The NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence was visited by Israel delegation

On 9th of November Israel delegation visited the NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence (NATO ENSEC COE).

Centre’s director COL Darius Užkuraitis greeted the former Israel Ambassador for Lithuania Amir Maimon. The Centre’s director presented to delegation the organization, its mission, roles and priorities.

LCDR Özgür Dündar, the Subject Mater Expert of Education, Training and Exercise Division presented the executed exercises „CORE-21” in Ukraine and „CORE-B-21 Baltic” in Lithuania. LTC Massimo Dacchille, the head of Doctrine and concept development division, presented Operational Energy needs, new published handbook of energy management and overviewed the projects. Marju, Korts, the Senior Matter Expert of Research and Lessons Learned Division, talked about publications and conferences. The Senior Matter Expert from Strategic analysis division Inga Puikevska presented analysis and studies.

Later the Centre‘s staff and visitors had discussion regarding common areas of interest and projects.

The NATO ENSEC COE was established on 10th of July and accredited on 12th of October, 2012. Currently it operates as a widely recognized international military organization with the aim of providing qualified and appropriate experts advices on questions related to operational energy security.

The mission of the NATO ENSEC COE is to assist Strategic Commands, other NATO bodies, nations, partners, and other civil and military entities by supporting NATO’s capability development process, mission effectiveness, and interoperability in the near, mid and long terms by providing comprehensive and timely subject matter expertise on all aspects of energy security. The mission includes cost effective solutions to support military requirements, energy efficiency in the operational field, and interaction with academia and industry.